Beachy Family History

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Beachy Name Meaning

Swiss German: probably an Americanized spelling of Büchi (see Bueche), a pet form of Burkhardt; this is a common PA German name (see Peachey). Probably also an altered spelling of the English topographic surname Beechey, from Old English bece ‘beech tree’ + (ge)hæg ‘enclosure’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Beach, Bach, Peach, Bench, Bache, Brach, Peachey, Heaphy, Bean

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Beachy Family Origin

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Beachy Family Occupations

What did your Beachy ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Housework were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Beachy. 38% of Beachy men worked as a Farmer and 20% of Beachy women worked as a Housework. Some less common occupations for Americans named Beachy were Farm Laborer and Servant

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
    38%
  • Laborer
    14%
  • Farming
    8%
  • Farm Laborer
    4%

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Housework
    20%
  • Housewife
    11%
  • Housekeeper
    9%
  • Servant
    9%

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Beachy Historical Records

What Beachy family records will you find?

Census Record

There are 4,000 census records available for the last name Beachy. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Beachy census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 263 immigration records available for the last name Beachy. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 667 military records available for the last name Beachy. For the veterans among your Beachy ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Beachy Life Expectancy

What is the average Beachy lifespan?

Between 1958 and 2004, in the United States, Beachy life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1958, and highest in 1990. The average life expectancy for Beachy in 1958 was 31, and 60 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Beachy

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Beachy ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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